Candlemass - Nightfall (Picture Disc)
THE DEFINITIVE DOOM METAL OPUS FROM THE SWEDISH LEGENDS PRESENTED ON SPECIAL LIMITED PICTURE DISC VINYL, MARKING 30 YEARS SINCE ITS ORIGINAL RELEASE Marking 30 years since its original release comes one of the all-time classic metal albums on limited picture disc format. Candlemass, formed by bassist and songwriter Leif Edling in Stockholm, Sweden in 1984, is well known for its influential Epic Doom Metal sound, which itself evolved out of the masterful Black Sabbath. 'Nightfall' was the second Candlemass studio album, & saw its release in 1987. Alongside first album 'Epicus Doomicus Metallicus', 'Nightfall' was instrumental in shaping the Doom Metal scene that exists to this day; a scene in which Candlemass is still a central pillar of. 'Nightfall' is often regarded as the definitive Candlemass album, and the pinnacle of Epic Doom. On 'Nightfall', making his debut with the band was vocalist Jan Alfredo Marcolin, better known as Messiah Marcolin, who became a well-established and highly respected vocalist throughout the Metal world, with his powerful soaring and theatrical tones. Messiah Marcolin became an iconic figure within the band until his departure in the early 1990s. 'Nightfall' is a continuation of the band's debut; with highly effective epic and melodic heavy doom compositions. 'Nightfall' truly helped define the genre and paved the way for Doom Metal's future, with bands such as Paradise Lost and My Dying Bride often hailing Candlemass as being among their primary inspirations. This limited picture disc edition of 'Nightfall' features the album's iconic artwork and is presented in a special cut-out sleeve.